CLALS Colloquium 2000: Media, Culture, and Identity in Contemporary Latin America
Date & Time: Wednesday March 22, 2000 at 2:00 PM
Location: Troy Moore Library
Member Sponsor: Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste
Member Sponsor Phone: 404.651.2265
Description of Event
Wednesday March 22, 2000 - 2:00-7:00 PM
Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, General Classroom Building
(corner of Decatur and Central)
2 PM Welcoming Remarks
Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste, assistant professor of Spanish, GSU
2:10 PM First Panel:
Moderator: David McCreery, professor of History, GSU
Abril Trigo, The Ohio State University: "The Politics and Anti-Politics
of Peripheric Rock"
Eric Zolov, Franklin & Marshall College: "La onda chicana: Mexico's Forgotten Rock Counterculture"
Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste, GSU: "On How Bloque de Búsqueda Lost Part of its Name: The Predicaments of Colombian Rock in the U.S. Market"
3:15-3:45 PM Questions and Intermission
3:45 PM Second Panel:
Moderator: Seth Fein, assistant professor of History, GSU
Seth Fein, GSU: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: TV and the Alliance for Progress"
Luisela Alvaray, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas: "The Making of Popular History: Hollywood versus Latin American Film Independents"
Claudia Montilla Vargas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá: "Bogotá, Theatre, fin de siècle: Are the Classics Alive?"
4:45-5:30 PM Questions and Intermission
Refreshments provided by the Mexican Consulate of Atlanta
5:30 PM Third Panel:
Moderator: Fernando Reati, associate professor of Spanish, GSU
Gustavo Geirola, Whittier College: "La telenovela latinoamericana: New Topics and Suspicious Negotiations"
Laura Martins, Louisiana State University: "Cine argentino de los
noventa: memoria y/o mercado"
Fernando López, Writer and film critic, Córdoba, Argentina: "Cine de provincias en Argentina: utopias y castigos"
6:30-7 PM Questions and Final Remarks
This event is free and open to the general public.